Sci-tech


Nirbhaya-like incident in Jind, minor gang-raped and killed Nirbhaya-like incident in Jind, minor gang-raped and killed
- January 15, 2018

In two separate incidents, two Dalit minor girls were gang-raped and killed and in another incident, a 22-year-old woman was kidnapped, gangraped in a moving vehicle. The 15-year-old had left home for her tuition classes last Tuesday. "Signs of sexual assault are visible and looks like three-four people were responsible and signs of drowning also found". (more...)
WhatsApp starts rolling out 'Dismiss As Admin' feature to Android users WhatsApp starts rolling out 'Dismiss As Admin' feature to Android users
- January 15, 2018

With the new feature, existing administrators can choose to demote another admin at any time. WhatsApp is testing the feature both for iOS as well as Android. The popular mobile messaging platform has submitted the "Restricted Groups" setting via Google Play Beta Programme in the version 2.17.430. As WhatsApp gives more responsibility to admins in these groups, it seems the firm is now allowing users to make sure the function is not abused. (more...)
Five things to know about Medicaid work requirements
- January 15, 2018

The administration's latest action spells out safeguards that states should consider to obtain federal approval for waivers imposing work requirements on "able-bodied" adults. Almost 60 percent work either full time or part time, mainly for employers that don't offer health insurance. Bevin said numerous newly eligible are able-bodied, and said they had a moral responsibility to work for their benefits. (more...)
GOING EV | Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electric vehicles by 2022 GOING EV | Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electric vehicles by 2022
- January 15, 2018

Ford's additional investments in electric vehicles contrasted with numerous vehicle launches at the Detroit show, which featured trucks and SUVs. Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022 . (more...)
LG V30 starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo beta in the US LG V30 starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo beta in the US
- January 15, 2018

Meanwhile, the handset variants available globally are still running on Android Nougat build. At least one LG V30 owner received the update for its U.S. The company also reiterated on Weibo that Nokia 6 (2017) will also be receiving the Oreo update soon. We tried getting in touch with LG India to inquire about the possible release date for Android Oreo on those handsets here. (more...)
Antonio Conte: 'Contempt' with Jose Mourinho is mutual Antonio Conte: 'Contempt' with Jose Mourinho is mutual
- January 15, 2018

Conte insisted he is happy at Chelsea , will continue to work as a professional and will "never give up". "'I think he [Cahill] is with the doctor now, but it's OK, I do not think it was serious", Conte told reporters at his post-match press conference. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 Model Listed Specs Hints Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 Model Listed Specs Hints
- January 15, 2018

Recently Amazon India confirmed that the new Galaxy On7 Prime will be sold exclusively on their platform. The launch date is still the same. The company has sent out media invites for the launch of the upcoming handset on January 17. Both the variants will also support expandable storage space of up to 256GB when using a microSD card, the GFXBench report states. On the camera front, the Galaxy On7 Prime comes with a 13-mp rear and 13-mp front camera with low-light capturing lens. (more...)
Google removes 60 gaming apps with pop-up porn malware from Play Store Google removes 60 gaming apps with pop-up porn malware from Play Store
- January 15, 2018

The malware which has been named " AdultSwine ", hides inside gaming applications. The malicious software displayed pornographic ads and tried to trick users into buying premium services, according to Check Point . These apps were not included in Google's Family Link program which recognises family and children family apps. "We appreciate Check Point's work to help keep users safe". (more...)
Reliance Jio Sachet packs: Prepaid plans from Rs 19 to Rs 98 Reliance Jio Sachet packs: Prepaid plans from Rs 19 to Rs 98
- January 15, 2018

The offer also includes 300 MB of data and calls to other network are limited to 30 minutes per day. The Rs 98 packs comes with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls, 140 SMSes, and subscription to Jio apps. With the new BSNL " Happy Offer " for prepaid users, the company is giving 43% extra validity, 50% additional data, unlimited benefits in terms of calling and SMS benefits as well. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz G-Class: The OG, better than ever Mercedes-Benz G-Class: The OG, better than ever
- January 15, 2018

Opinion: can the iconic G-Class really reinvent itself? Note details like the external door-hinges, external front turn signals, tailgate-mounted spare tire and the plastic protective strip running the length of the body. Mercedes says that this new suspension improves both on and off-road use, but we'll wait until we get a chance to thrash one to pass judgment. The new G-Class performs even better off-road, while on the road it is significantly more agile, dynamic and comfortable than ... (more...)
Chorus of condemnation grows over Trump 'shithole' slurs Chorus of condemnation grows over Trump 'shithole' slurs
- January 15, 2018

Trump denies using the word "shithole" including towards Haiti , which is marking the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake. On Thursday, senators who spoke with Trump privately leaked to the Washington Post that he referred to places in Africa as " shithole countries " during a discussion about immigration reform. (more...)
Dark Souls PS4 Remaster Coming In May 2018 Dark Souls PS4 Remaster Coming In May 2018
- January 15, 2018

Dark Souls is one of the most beloved franchises of the last 10 years. According to the information, the game will launch on May 24th. It is important to note that this is just a leak and Bandai Namco or From Software are yet to announce the Dark Souls PS4 Remaster, so take it as a grain of salt. (more...)
India Successfully Launches 100th Satellite Into Space India Successfully Launches 100th Satellite Into Space
- January 15, 2018

India has carried out dozens of satellite launches since 1999, carrying more than 200 satellites for countries around the globe, according to data from the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The lift-off was postponed by a minute because of fear of collision with space debris. Modi's government has been promoting a domestic space programme as a demonstration of low-priced technology and last February launched 104 satellites in a single mission, a lot of them for foreign ... (more...)
Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up
- January 15, 2018

There's a potential semi-final against Djokovic, who is aiming for a record seventh Australian Open title but is seeded 14th as he returns from six months on the sidelines with a right elbow injury. Stephens looked to be set to fulfill her promise when she won her first grand slam title at the US Open in September. Venus Williams is a threat at 37 years old after finishing runner-up to her sister last year. (more...)
Mario Tennis Aces smashes on to Nintendo Switch this Spring Mario Tennis Aces smashes on to Nintendo Switch this Spring
- January 15, 2018

Between teasing posts and some cryptic tweets , it seemed that Nintendo was certainly up to something. This Nintendo Direct Mini was centered around the Switch, showing owners of the popular gaming platform what titles await them over the next few months. (more...)
Bandai Namco Comments On Potential Discount For Dark Souls Remastered On PC Bandai Namco Comments On Potential Discount For Dark Souls Remastered On PC
- January 15, 2018

The original version of Dark Souls only supported one to four co-op players via P2P, and a lack of password matchmaking made it hard to pair up with friends. The (limited) option to re-spec stats introduced in later Souls games would vastly improve the first game, especially for the inevitable influx of new players who might make mistakes leveling up. (more...)
Ford Bites the Bullitt Ford Bites the Bullitt
- January 15, 2018

This is the new Ford Bullitt Mustang GT. Molly McQueen , the grand daughter of the Hollywood icon, introduced the Bullitt Mustang with a modern (and tamer) recreation of the famous movie vehicle chase. "As a designer, it's my favorite Mustang - devoid of stripes, spoilers and badges". The exterior features " Bullitt " badging only on the rear and the Mustang logo is absent from the grill. (more...)
AGDQ Successfully Raised over $2.2 Million for Charity AGDQ Successfully Raised over $2.2 Million for Charity
- January 14, 2018

Over 44,000 donations from 32,283 people rolled in to help raise $2,263,608.19, which stands as the updated total on Games Done Quick's website . The events bring thousands of viewers and hundreds of speedrunners together all in the name of charity. (more...)
GameStop (GME) Trading Down 11%
- January 14, 2018

Baird reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $24.00 price target on shares of GameStop in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 13 with "Buy". American Intll Gp owns 233,337 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 140,000 were accumulated by Bp Public Ltd Co. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.01% of its portfolio in GameStop Corp. (more...)
Donald Trump says USA could 'go back' into Paris climate agreement Donald Trump says USA could 'go back' into Paris climate agreement
- January 14, 2018

However, in tweets, the president is now saying that "this was not the language used". Trump also sought to stress that his administration was a champion of environmental protection. As the New York Times pointed out, this presidential discourse was similar to that in 2017, when he allegedly said that Haitian immigrants all had AIDS and that Nigerians in the United States would never go back to their "huts". (more...)
DARK SOULS REMASTERED is Coming to Nintendo Switch DARK SOULS REMASTERED is Coming to Nintendo Switch
- January 14, 2018

The game also has a reputation for being incredibly hard and unforgiving even for skilled players. Instead of 1-4 players, six people can gather to either support or betray each other, finding a home among nine covenants online with dedicated servers. (more...)
Logan Paul's punishment: Yahoo Newsroom readers react Logan Paul's punishment: Yahoo Newsroom readers react
- January 14, 2018

YouTube finally cut ties with Logan Paul , the popular American vlogger, three weeks after his controversial video of a suicide victim in Japan. " Additionally, we will not feature Logan in season 4 of "Foursome" and his new Originals are on hold," Alphabet Inc's YouTube, said in a statement. (more...)
The World Ends With You is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018 The World Ends With You is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018
- January 14, 2018

Here's everything we know! NIS is also bringing a treasured JRPG series over, with Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana , which launches sometime this summer. The sequel also has improved graphics, more items, and even more prisons to challenge a player's stealth and problem solving skills. (more...)
Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch
- January 14, 2018

One of the most anticipated Nintendo Switch exclusive games for 2018 is a new Mario Tennis game that brings more competitiveness to the platform. Since the Xbox One launched in November 2013, Microsoft has released a mid-generation upgrade in the form of Xbox One X that launched in November a year ago. (more...)
DU student driving BMW mows down man DU student driving BMW mows down man
- January 14, 2018

The incident has been captured on a CCTV camera. The victim, Shivender (50), was a daily wage labourer and used to live on the streets. In the video, Shivendra can be seen crossing the road; as speeding red BMW auto approaches him, he tries a sprint but fails and lands on the bonnet of the vehicle. (more...)